Vegetarian 12 comments

1 cup beaten rice (poha)
1/4 cup crushed groundnuts
1/4 cup grated or scraped coconut
1/4 cup coriander leaves
1 stalk curryleaves chopped
1/4 tsp sugar
salt to taste
5-6 green chillies
1 tsp lime juice
1 1/2 tbsp oil
2 onions chopped
1 small potato chopped
1/2 tsp each cumin & mustard seeds.

Wash poha till clean. Drain water sprinkle a handful of clear water and keep aside.
After 15 minutes loosen the poha gently, and break lumps with fingers. In a heavy saucepan, heat oil, add seeds and then potatoes. Stir for 2-3 minutes. Add onion, chillies and curry leaves. Stir and fry onions till tender. Take off fire.
Add poha and all other ingredients. Save some coconut and coriander leaves for garnishing. Mix very well. Adjust salt and lime as per taste.
Return to low flame till hot. Stir gently every now and then. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with coriander and coconut. Serve hot with freshly brewed coffee.

Making time: 15 mins (excluding soaking time)
Serves: 3
Shelflife: best fresh



  2. great poha.. yummy!!

  3. very good and clearly explained

  4. I love Poha very much,

  5. ABSOLUTELY BAD RECIPE..especially when your not using the essence of a good Poha recipe..HALDI or TURMERIC is the most important part of this dish..anyways..thanks !!

  6. sunil zala

    potatoes need more time to cook. you must chop them finely or boil them before cooking.

  7. i havent made this recipe coz i think the ingredients are too over thr thr top.poha is a delicious recipe…it can be made more tasty if u exclude potatoes…grated coconut and tomatoes…depends on the taste of urs…

  8. The Poha turned out awful…. The potatoes were not cooked,

  9. could be presented better.

  10. neeru sharma

    its good & easy to make…

  11. Good to make & Too tasty

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